Health and Medicine

Poll: 53% of Arizona Voters Support Raising Age to Buy Tobacco

May 7, 2018 Data analyst sees a potential impact on the U.S. Senate race.

UA, Banner Get Record $60M Grant in Nationwide Health Study

May 4, 2018 "All Of Us" research program through the NIH to study the health of 1 million Americans.

Navajo Leaders: Trump Shift on Native American Health Care Violates Treaties

Apr 25, 2018 Administration saying American Indians a race, not a sovereign nation; and Navajo tribal leader says that violates treaties.

Ozone Expected to Reach Problematic Levels in Tucson Tuesday

Apr 24, 2018 Ground-level ozone issues created by a mix of solar intensity and fossil-fuel emissions.

Arizona Abortion Seekers Will Face More Questions From Providers

Apr 23, 2018 A newly signed bill requires doctors to ask additional questions and share answers with the state.

Hospitals in Tucson, Southwest Looking to Lure Patients from Mexico

Apr 20, 2018 A tourism group and hospitals in the Southwest are investing in ways to attract patients and facilitate care.

Ducey Signs Bill Requiring Abortion Questions, Reporting

Apr 16, 2018 Providers obligated to ask why a woman is having an abortion; the patient is not required to answer.

UA Researchers Turn Up Heat for Biochemical Study

Apr 16, 2018 A study is looking at how human sweat can provide insights on body systems.

UA Student's Non-Opioid Pain Relief Research Highlighted in DC

Apr 16, 2018 Lindsey Chew's work is leading her to pursue a physician-scientist career path.

Banner Health Settles Lawsuit Over Medicare Claims for $18M

Apr 13, 2018 Suit accused health provider of submitting unnecessary and falsified claims.

Couple Discovers They're a Perfect Match For Living-Donor Process

Apr 10, 2018 A conversation of the process for Donate Life Month; a transplant surgeon discusses the need for donors in Southern Arizona.

Bill Requiring Abortion Reporting Passes Arizona House

Apr 10, 2018 Doctors would be required to tell why an abortion is performed

Possibly Rabid Fox Spotted in Saguaro National Park

Apr 6, 2018 Animal approached hiker Wednesday.

Bill Aims to Reduce Rate of Suicide Among Farmers

Apr 5, 2018 The proposal would create outlets like counseling for agricultural workers under financial and emotional stress.

Tucson Doctor Charged Over Illegal Prescriptions

Apr 4, 2018 David Alan Ruben allegedly prescribed opioids after being ordered to stop

Flu Reports Still Active: Not Too Late to Get Vaccine

Apr 3, 2018 Arizona Department of Health Services sees rise in influenza B strain.

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